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Google goes biotech

by on23 May 2007

Small investment in 23andMe

Search engine company Google has invested $3.9 million in a biotechnology company run by the wife of founder, Sergey Brin.

Google has invested $3.9 million in the company, called 23andMe which promises to help consumers understand and browse their own genetic information.

Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe, was married earlier this month to Brin, Google's co-founder and president.

Brin had paid $2.6 million in interim debt financing to 23andMe, which was repaid as part of this financing transaction, the filing said.

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Last modified on 23 May 2007
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